Events & Partnerships Associate

Job Overview

Events & Partnerships Associate will be responsible for organizing events for our community and developing & maintaining relationships with strategic partners in the private & public sector.

Ideal Candidate

Education:

No specific degree is required – only business acumen

Background:

– Minimum 1 year experience

– Startup experience or familiarity with the startup ecosystem in the region is a huge plus

Personal Attribute:

– Passionate about entrepreneurship and innovation

– Enjoys working in a fast-paced and fun environment

– Appreciates diversity and can navigate a dynamic internal and external environment

– Has a strong work ethic with minimal need for direction

– Organized and can work under pressure

– Able to communicate with C-level executives

Key responsibilities:

– Develop and maintain strong relationships with prospective and current partners in the government and private sectors

– Participate in local and international exhibitions as well as organize networking events in Sheraa for our corporate and government partners and the rest of our community stakeholders to promote the center, its activities and form strategic partnerships

– Develop fundraising strategy by preparing grant/sponsorship proposals for prospective partners

– Create inspiring events for the community to help foster entrepreneurship

Send in your resume and cover letter to careers@sheraa.ae